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Giants’ Lincecum Throws Second No-Hitter

SAN FRANCISCO – Tim Lincecum‘s days of dominance may be in the past. That doesn’t mean he can’t dial up flashes of the Freak he once was — especially against the San Diego Padres. Lincecum pitched his second no-hitter against the Padres in less than a year, allowing only one runner Wednesday and leading the San Francisco...
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A’s Crush Wheeler, Mets

NEW YORK — Claimed off waivers in spring training last year, Brad Mills toiled in Triple-A for a couple of teams and even went to Japan before getting another shot in the big leagues.   No wonder he fits in so naturally on the roster full of castoffs and vagabonds that has Oakland on top of...
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Mariners

Red Sox Win, Avoid Sweep from M’s

SEATTLE – Clay Buchholz felt exhausted after throwing only 76 pitches. His return to the mound for the Red Sox after nearly a month on the disabled list was a test by an aggressive Seattle offense that had battered Boston pitching the first two games of the series. “They made me work hard,” Buchholz said. “I...
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Gems Get Three In a Row

The Gems are proving to be a tough match for the Medford Rogues early on. The best team in the league came in with a four game winning streak and have now been handed back to back losses by the Gems (6-11) to start divisional play.   Austin McGeorge made his first start of...
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Mariners

Peavy Rocked By M’s

SEATTLE — Something about Safeco Field is bringing out the best in Kyle Seager. While most hitters find Seattle’s park frustrating, the Mariners third baseman is thriving at home this season.Seager had an RBI double in the first inning and hit a three-run homer in the fifth off Boston starter Jake Peavy as the...
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San Francisco Giants

Amarista Powers Padres Past Giants

SAN FRANCISCO — Jesse Hahn learned everything he knows about sports from his father. The San Diego Padres are happy he was paying attention. Hahn pitched six strong innings, Alexi Amarista drove in three runs on three hits and San Diego handed the stumbling San Francisco Giants their 12th loss in the past 15...
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Oakland Athletics A's

Mets Crush A’s

NEW YORK — Travis d’Arnaud said he flashed a big grin when he saw Citi Field for the first time in two weeks. He was downright giddy when he got a “car wash” several hours later. D’Arnaud hit a three-run shot in his return from a demotion, slumping outfielder Chris Young homered twice and...
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Gems Walk Off Rogues

  The Medford Rogues came into Kiger Stadium tonight as the best team in the West Coast League, they still are, but the Gems walked them off tonight in 10 innings. For the second time this year the Rogues (10-4) and the Gems (5-11) were locked in a wild one that took extra innings...
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Mariners

Mariners Crush Red Sox

SEATTLE — The run support Felix Hernandez deserved in his three previous starts finally arrived. Logan Morrison hit two long home runs, Hernandez threw seven strong innings to win for the first time since June 2 and the Seattle Mariners used a six-run fourth inning to rout theBoston Red Sox 12-3 on Monday night. Seattle won its fourth straight after...
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Padres Blank Giants

SAN FRANCISCO — Cuban defector Odrisamer Despaigne made fired San Diego general manager Josh Byrnes look good in his sterling major league debut. Despaigne became the fourth Padres pitcher to throw seven scoreless innings in his first big league start, leading San Diego to a 6-0 victory over the San Francisco Giants on Monday night. “He pitched great...
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